Paul’s Closing Plea to the Corinthians

2 Corinthians 13:11 Finally, brethren, farewell. Be perfect, be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace; and the God of love and peace shall be with you. It has been said that the body of Christ is the most glorious dysfunctional family on planet earth. The...

Paul’s Pastoral Plea

2 Corinthians 12:12-14  Truly the signs of an apostle were wrought among you in all patience, in signs, and wonders, and mighty deeds. For what is it wherein ye were inferior to other churches, except it be that I myself was not burdensome to you? forgive me this...

Living for the Glory of God

Our study today presents us with the most important aspect of the Christian life. Namely, living for the glory of God. Unfortunately, to speak of the glory of God has become a phrase that is used so much that it has become trite and void of any depth of meaning. O...

Paul’s Defense and God’s Promises

In 2 Corinthians 1 we read the beginning of Paul’s defense against those who questioned his character and ministry. Due to changes in his travel plans, there were individuals (whom Paul later called, “false brethren” – 2 Corinthians 11:26) who began to poison...

1 Corinthians 15.50-58

15.50 Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit incorruption. The phrase flesh and blood in this context refers to our bodies as currently designed for life on this planet. These bodies, which are...

1 Corinthians 15:12-20

In the opening four verses of this chapter, the Apostle Paul reminds us that the doctrine of Christ’s resurrection from the dead is a vital part of the gospel. With that in mind, in verses 5-8 he then proceeds to offer proof that Jesus did indeed rise from the...